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Fifteen Sustainability Terms You Should Know
By admin February 3, 2021

Here are fifteen Sustainability terms you should know. via Architectural Digest: “The former U.S. poet laureate W.S. Merwin, who designed his own home in a palm tree sanctuary he planted himself on the island of Maui, once said, “Our hope is not a thing in the future; it’s a way of seeing the present.” That’s a

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The Biden Presidency and Cleantech: Prospects for Growth
By admin December 4, 2020

President-Elect Biden will re-commit to the Paris Agreement and has already established the Green Economy/Sustainability as a core part of his “Build Back Better” economic recovery plan. So, will the Biden admin move quickly to generate (green) new jobs & address the climate? Much depends on the GA Senate runoffs in January but we still

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What’s the Connection Between Wildfires and Climate Change?
By admin September 15, 2020

Photo Credit: Justin Sullivan / Staff / Getty Images Is there a connection between wildfires and climate change — the fires that are currently devastating the Western states (particularly California, Washington, Oregon)? As of September 14th (10pm ET), CNBC notes that: Historic wildfires are burning millions of acres and destroying homes and entire towns in California, Oregon and Washington

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Clean Climate or Cleaner Climate? What Will the Post-COVID Environment Look Like?
By admin May 19, 2020

The climate is cleaner and greener these days. So, is the environment making a comeback? From Delhi to Beijing, the  COVID-19 lockdown has resulted in cleaner skies as emissions drop to record low levels. But will it last once COVID-19 subsides and human/industrial activity ticks back up?  The answer is a little complicated. Let’s consider

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Earth Day 2020
By admin April 22, 2020

Happy Earth Day! Just some useful numbers to keep in mind: 120% — Sustainable brands outperform the market by 120% (Interbrand — Best Global Brands) 12.2 Trillion — Sustainable business models could open economic opportunities worth up to US$12T and increase employment by up to 380 million jobs by 2030. Worth keeping in mind for

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A Bright Future for Solar Energy
By admin February 21, 2020

Over the weekend, Tesla CEO Elon Musk suggested on Twitter that Tesla’s solar roof technology would be made available worldwide during 2020. After a surge in the company’s electric tiles sales, Musk announced that “the world is ready for the next energy revolution”, referring to the electric vehicles revolution Tesla had initiated almost a decade

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Can the Global Climate Action Summit Continue the Fight on Climate Change?
By admin September 27, 2018

San Francisco’s Global Climate Action Summit has brought together leaders and citizens from around the world to celebrate achievements of states, regions, climates, and various other stakeholders. Concomitantly, the summit has also served as a launchpad for deeper global obligations and has escalated action to prevent further climate change and uphold the Paris Agreement. California’s

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Chile: a Leader in Green Energy Development
By admin August 14, 2017

Chile continues to accelerate in its clean energy initiatives; two major developers announced this week that they’ve secured funding for huge wind farm projects. Mainstream Renewable Power and its Chilean counterpart, Aela Energía, have received $410 M to fund two wind farms in Chile and Mexico with a whopping 299MW of capacity, enough to power

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